Dr. Planer is from Gastonia, NC. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill. He continued his graduate education at UNC and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) where he graduated with honors in the top ranks of his class and was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society. In 2012, Dr. Planer earned a general practice residency certificate with the MAHEC Dental Health Center in Asheville, NC. It was living in the Asheville area during his residency program where he and his wife fell in love with the mountains of western North Carolina and decided to live and raise their family here.
Dr. Planer is thrilled to be serving Hendersonville and the surrounding communities. He is actively involved in organized dentistry and a board member of the prestigious NC Academy of General Dentistry. He served as the co-chair of the NC AGD MasterTrack Continuing Education program for 5 years which provides advanced learning opportunities to dentists across the state. Further, Chris belongs to a Spear Study Club and is active in the local and State dental societies. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys good BBQ and loves to travel. He is an athlete who enjoys soccer, tennis, golf, and running.
Chris is not the only dentist in the family as his wife Dr. Jessica Planer is also a dentist. Chris and Jessica are parents to two daughters, Carsyn born in 2020 and Avery born in 2022. Rounding out the group of girls in the Planer household is Flossy, their miniature Labradoodle, who you may see around the office from time to time.
120 Chadwick Square Ct
Hendersonville, NC 28739